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Proper lawn care for a Colorado winter


Last updated 1/15/2020 at 3:27pm

News Photo by G. Connor Salter

"The more you know about your lawn, the better you can take care of it," Joseph Beck says.

As owner and operator of the company GrassRoots Irrigation Services, he's seen some surprising things happen when people don't properly care for their lawns – even in winter time. "We've had people that had glaciers on the side of their house. The water would freeze and expand, the pipes would blow, then the water would refreeze and thaw over and over again. I think one time we have a three-foot-tall glacier that was as wide as my arm, so about four feet around. Another time the pipes broke and wat...

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